About Us

We’ve assembled the best engineers, video enthusiasts and industry experts to help our customers navigate the future of OTT. Our team’s passion, expertise and vision have helped the world’s largest media companies transform television. We’re reimagining the OTT experience to drive rich, engaging OTT services that can power long-term consumer loyalty and value.


Executive Team

Firstlight Media’s Executive Team brings unparalleled track record to the entertainment industry, having operated 25+ premium OTT video services around the world.

The team is spearheading an industry shift to cloud-based services and industry tools that increase consumer engagement and business success.

André Christensen


Goutham Vinjamuri


Juan Martin


Tim Alavathil


Katie Back


Paul Pastor


Media Team

Sales & Partnerships

Firstlight Media’s Sales and Partnerships team brings together individuals with track records of success in advanced video, advertising, subscriber management, and other technologies. With a collective experience that spans both major content providers and industry-leading technology innovators, the team is ideally positioned to work with customers to identify needs, and to align those requirements with solutions that deliver business results.

Eric Goldstein

Head of Business Development

John Ferrandino

Head of Sales

Jim Vinh

Head of Sales, Asia

Giles Rodriques

Associate Director of Sales

Platform Engineering

The Firstlight Media Platform Engineering team helps our partners and clients build robust, scalable systems for some of the world’s most challenging use cases.

Balbinder O’Neil

VP Solutions Engineering

Naveen Narayanan

Director, Solution Engineering

Board of Directors

Firstlight Media’s world-class Board of Directors leverages a wide range of expertise across key market areas that are vital to the company’s success. Members’ portfolios include board and C-level experience with innovators in video streaming, advanced advertising, subscriber management and more, as well as those with finance and investment backgrounds who can help guide the company’s strategic roadmap.

Wayne Purboo

Doug Knopper

Kenneth Slutsky

Steve Russell

Dan Picmann

André Christensen